NSW Social Meeting

Welcome to the first ATASDA gathering at Epping since reopening of the centre. There are new regulations in place for safe social distancing, and limited numbers. 

Date Wed 15th Jul 2020 10:00 am
End Date Wed 15th Jul 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jul 2020
Cut off date Wed 15th Jul 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
Social Day 26 Jul - Silk Painting demonstration

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. Violetta Kurbanova will demonstrate Silk Painting.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

 

 

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sun 26th Jul 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sun 26th Jul 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Mon 29th Jun 2020
Cut off date Thu 30th Jul 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

This event has been cancelled due to Covid-19. Watch the website for further events updates.

Date Sat 8th Aug 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 8th Aug 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Sat 11th Jul 2020
Price $5.00
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell, bring textile items to swap, sell or share. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 19th Aug 2020 10:00 am
End Date Wed 19th Aug 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 17th Jul 2020
Cut off date Thu 20th Aug 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
Social Day 22 Aug - Techniques with leather

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. Kathy Hawkins will demonstrate various techniques with leather for you to try.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

 

Date Sat 22nd Aug 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 22nd Aug 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Mon 29th Jun 2020
Cut off date Sun 23rd Aug 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Please register as there is limited capacity. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

Date Sat 12th Sep 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Sep 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Price $5.00
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Date Sat 19th Sep 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 19th Sep 2020 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre

Come and see ATASDA in action on Saturday 10th October

South Group Collaborative Kandinsky 2019 Shirlene CharltonMembers meet to learn, share and challenge each other in their own textile arts practice.

See demonstrations, an exhibition of members' work, and take the opportunity to try new skills.

Book in to 1 or 2 day workshops to be held later this year and next year, or join up to start to further your creative textiles journey with ATASDA.

Please note the Covid Safe Health and Safety Plan Sutherland is in operation at this venue

Date Sat 10th Oct 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Oct 2020 3:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day:

"What's Knot to Like about Knots (and Loops and Twists)?"

Robyn Cocks card 3 2

Bring Show and Tell, bring textile items to swap, sell or share. You can even do some Christmas shopping! Stallholders from the Craft Week Makers Market will be selling beautiful handmade goods. Any member can set up a Trader's Table.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Numbers are limited, so please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sun 25th Oct 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sun 25th Oct 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Sat 7th Mar 2020
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 14 Nov

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

The focus activity for November is Vintage linens.

Image - Kay Murray

Please register as there is limited capacity due to COVID-19. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

Date Sat 14th Nov 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 14th Nov 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Price $5.00
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Come along to the South Group Christmas lunch and Social Day. Registration requested for lunch numbers.

Date Sat 12th Dec 2020 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Dec 2020 3:00 pm
Register from Wed 1st Jan 2020
Cut off date Sat 12th Dec 2020
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 13th Feb 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Feb 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 17 Feb

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell, bring textile items to swap, sell or share. 

Focus Activity - Make a Boro Book Cover! with Cathie Griffith. See details for what to bring.

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 17th Feb 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 17th Feb 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 13 Mar

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 13th Mar 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Mar 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 17 Mar

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Focus Activity - Block Printing for Picasso's Bedsit display at the Craft & Quilt Fair.

 Diane GSilkPrint

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 17th Mar 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 17th Mar 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 10th Apr 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Apr 2021 2:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 21 Apr

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 21st Apr 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 21st Apr 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 8 May

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 8th May 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 8th May 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 19 May

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Focus activity - Jen Corkish will teach how to make a book from a fabric collage, cleverly folded. Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 19th May 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 19th May 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 12 June

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 12th Jun 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 12th Jun 2021 2:00 pm
Social Day 4 Jul - Cancelled

Cancelled due to COVID lock down.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Christmas In July

Make this Japanese style hanging decoration. (Details next page)

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Sun 4th Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sun 4th Jul 2021 3:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 10 July

Cancelled Due to NSW Covid restrictions.

We hope to repeat this event soon. Keep and eye on the website.

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 10th Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 10th Jul 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 21 July - cancelled

Cancelled due to COVID lock down.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Christmas In July

Anne Schmitz will teach how to make this lovely Japanese style hanging Christmas decoration. You may like to bring your handmade Christmas decorations to share your techniques with others.

What are you working on? Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

 

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 21st Jul 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 21st Jul 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 14th Aug 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 14th Aug 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre

Cancelled due to Covid lock down.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

Date Wed 18th Aug 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 18th Aug 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Date Sat 11th Sep 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 11th Sep 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 18 Sep - ONLINE SOCIAL HOUR

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this online social hour. Have some creative works or your luminary ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Visitors are welcome. Members have been sent the zoom link in e-news on 12th September. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Image: Jen Corkish

Date Sat 18th Sep 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 18th Sep 2021 11:00 am
Social Day 2 Oct - ONLINE SOCIAL HOUR

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Image: Jen Corkish

Date Sat 2nd Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 2nd Oct 2021 11:00 am
South Group 9 Oct - cancelled

Please watch for Covid-19 Updates for this event.

Open day with Interactive Textile Arts & Surface Design. This talented group of ATASDA members will demonstrate techniques to create scarves using wool and Solvy; embellish felt with yarn, roving and fabric; make tassels using fabric, wire and beads for jewellery and decoration; and create free motion embroidery. 

Image - Beads handmade by South Group members

For a small fee visitors can try their hand at these skills and take their creative piece home. Meet members, book into a workshop, or join ATASDA. All levels of experience are welcome! 

Details: Saturday 9 October, 10am to 3pm

Date Sat 9th Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 9th Oct 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Social Day 20 Oct

First time back after lockdown - This will be a quiet day for a small group to enjoy getting together over our love of textiles and surface design.

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day. The portable printing press may be used at members request.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Image - Jen Corkish folded collaged book detail

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 

 

Date Wed 20th Oct 2021 10:00 am
End Date Wed 20th Oct 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
Online Social Hour - 27 Oct

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 27th Oct 2021 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 27th Oct 2021 8:30 pm
Social Day 7 Nov (Sunday)

Come and enjoy meeting, creating and sharing at this social day.

Bring Show and Tell. Textile items to swap, sell or share are always welcome. 

Members are asked to contribute a voluntary $5 payment for the day.

Please register to attend. To cancel your registration, please This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., so that others can attend.

Please read and understand the COVID Safe Health and Safety Plan before attending.

 During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Date Sun 7th Nov 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sun 7th Nov 2021 3:00 pm
Register from Fri 26th Feb 2021
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 13 Nov

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Image - Fabric Beads made by members, 2021

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 13th Nov 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 13th Nov 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Online Social Hour - 24 Nov

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 24th Nov 2021 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 24th Nov 2021 8:30 pm
NSW Quarterly Meeting & Christmas Party

Come to the quarterly meeting and Christmas Party and feed your textile enthusiasm. 

Guest speaker Kathleen Berney will talk about her journey with textiles... from when she was given a tjanting as a young teenager... to a phone call from Inga Hunter in her 20's which led to the formation of the Batik Association ( now ATASDA)... and all that has gone on with textiles and clothing and her fashion label through the years. She will bring samples of garments from different stages of her texile and clothing career.

There will be Christmas celebration, games, a new challenge to start on, plus show & tell, library, traders tables, morning tea and good cheer. We ask each person to bring their own lunch and a cup for drinks. Our room capacity is well over 50 now, so we are pleased to be able to hold this year's Christmas function.

Luminaries will be on display. Please bring your finished luminary!

Evidence of double vaccination is required. You may send your proof of vaccination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or bring it to the meeting.

Date Sat 4th Dec 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 4th Dec 2021 4:00 pm
Location Epping Creative Centre
South Group 11 Dec

Visit the ATASDA South Group, on the south side of Sydney. Group members love sharing skills and welcoming new faces. Meetings are usually the second Saturday of the month.

Come along to the South Group Christmas lunch and Social Day. Registration requested for lunch numbers.

Image - Fabric Beads made by members, 2021

During this time of COVID 19 ATASDA seeks to protect all those who attend its activities face-to-face by requesting evidence of full vaccination. 

Date Sat 11th Dec 2021 10:00 am
End Date Sat 11th Dec 2021 2:00 pm
Location Sutherland Pensioners Centre
Online Social Hour - 22 Dec

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 22nd Dec 2021 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 22nd Dec 2021 8:30 pm
Online Social Hour - 26 Jan

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 26th Jan 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 26th Jan 2022 8:30 pm
Online Social Hour - 23 Feb

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 23rd Feb 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 23rd Feb 2022 8:30 pm
Online Social Hour - 23 Mar

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Image - Anne Schmitz goldwork sample

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 23rd Mar 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 23rd Mar 2022 8:30 pm
Online Social Hour - 27 Apr

Join the Zoom Meeting and enjoy catching up and sharing in this monthly online social hour. Have some of your creative works ready to show. We'd love to see them!! 

Visitors are welcome. Members will be sent the zoom link via e-news. If you would like the link, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

 

Date Wed 27th Apr 2022 7:30 pm
End Date Wed 27th Apr 2022 8:30 pm

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